May 20th, 2013 at 12:31 PM ^

I'm guessing these "things" are being driven by a bunch of guys my age sitting in a room trying to do something them college kids will think is neat-o.


May 20th, 2013 at 12:44 PM ^

When you're a little brother school, you have to get attention somehow. Whether it be 3 scoreboards that are "the largest" but half of them are covered in ads along with a hideous HD ribbon, paying Jersey Shore cast members to come to a game or something like this.


May 20th, 2013 at 1:12 PM ^

Oregon State does this by actually producing a map every so often which highlights the approximate location of Oregon State coaches in their recruiting travels. For example:

...and yes, it is called the "Beaver Barrage". From the SBNation piece:

"One gets the sense of Riley sitting at a great, orange #beaverthrone in the #beavercommandcenter, moving his #beaverchess pieces around the #beavermap, receiving #beaverintel from the field and adjusting #beaverbattle plans."